The market got a shot of adrenaline on Monday on the rumors that the world’s biggest asset manager BlackRock was investigating trading cryptocurrencies and even establishing a bitcoin exchange traded fund (ETF).
The UK Law Commission has begun research into blockchain technology, specifically smart contracts, in order to reform current laws to reflect their legal viability and use cases. The commission published a working paper on Thursday detailing the extent of the agency’s research thus far. Initial research has already begun, according to the paper, with the […]
A great deal of cryptocurrency proponents are hoping for a positive outcome when the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) decides on whether or not they will approve the latest bitcoin-based ETF application file by Cboe. The US regulator had asked for public opinion concerning the ETF again, and this time around the number of responses […]
On a weekly basis, XRP lags and is up one percent in the same time frame. This comes at the backdrop of FUDs and talk of SEC anticipated clarification of XRP. Despite all, XRP is still trading above key support lines. It is likely that weekend’s price action would shape the short to medium term… […]
Spanish bank BBVA signed a new blockchain-powered loan, having completed the first global blockchain-based pilot on loans and corporate finance
The Jigsaw malware is back and it is ready to steal Bitcoin from consumers once again. Jigsaw is Back to Scare Bitcoin Users ZDNet recently reported that the “Jigsaw” ransomware has recently been revised by hackers to steal Bitcoin from unsuspecting users through a “simple-but-effective trick.” According to the technology news source, Jigsaw first appeared… […]
The digital content space has a host of problems related to transparency, centralization, and hype, making it difficult for creators to deliver and receive both actual value to users and rightful revenue from platforms that distribute their content. Newly developed blockchain use cases in the industry are emerging to combat these problems. ________________________________________________________________________________________________ Digital Content […]
Blockshow Americas 2018 debuts its first-ever conference in Las Vegas August 20-21, 2018. Registration is now open
The International Data Corporation (IDC) has released the Worldwide Semiannual Blockchain Spending Guide. It is estimated that total blockchain spending in 2018 will be USD 1.5 billion, double the 2017 total. Further, the IDC calculates the compound annual growth rate of the blockchain industry is 73.2%, with nearly USD 3 billion of blockchain spending in […]
Maltese regulators have told blockchain companies to wait for a public announcement from the agency before filing a request for approvals and authorizations
CointelegraphCME Report: Bitcoin Futures Average Daily Volume up 93% in Second QuarterCointelegraphBitcoin (BTC) futures average daily volume (ADV) at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) increased by 93 percent in the second quarter over the first qu…
CME revealed that Bitcoin futures average daily volume grew by 93 percent in Q2 over the previous quarter in 2018, while open interest is up 58 percent
Former presidential bodyguard George Sax has a new task on his hands: protecting Bitcoin for the British cryptocurrency corporation Blockchain Ltd. Since Blockchain Ltd’s founding in 2011, the business has raised USD 70 million in equity capital and manages over 26 million digital wallets spanning 140 countries. Sax’s employment history boasts experience both as a former special […]
Cryptocurrency cloud mining service HashFlare has halted mining services on current SHA-256 contracts due to difficulties with generating profits
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